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A Course for the World

Building a path to quality education for the future

A globally competent student is one who can investigate the world, weigh perspectives, interact with diverse audiences, and take action. To develop these competencies, students need learning experiences that build over time, developing their academic understanding and empathy along with […]

By |July 24th, 2018|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Vet Visit

5 questions every pet owner should ask their vet

We all love our pets and work hard to keep them healthy and happy, but sometimes we don’t know where to start. Working together with your trusted vet is a vital part of being proactive about preventative […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Alternatives on the Horizon

Beyond the IBDP and the AP program

Two of the most popular high-caliber programs around the world are the IBDP and the AP, which are regarded by many schools, colleges and universities as valid indicators of high academic quality and performance. Most international schools classify themselves as either […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Love Connection

Why attachment parenting is not the same as secure attachment

In the months leading up to birth, a pregnant woman begins to read about childrearing, including a book called Attachment Parenting by pediatrician William Sears and registered nurse Martha Sears. They advocate for a collection of seven practices they call […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Family, Health|0 Comments
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Safer Driving

With increasing volumes of traffic coming in to Ho Chi Minh City on a daily basis, Family Medical Practice has recently made efforts to address driver safety on our roads. Last month, as a part of this initiative, International Road Safety Specialist (MPH) Roy Ben Eliezer […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Family, Health|0 Comments
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Air Pet

Relocating can be confusing and scary—for you and for your pets—but it doesn’t have to be if you’re well prepared

There are many things to consider when you begin to plan for the relocation of your pet, with the animal’s comfort being the top priority for […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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V For Vaccination

Making sure your animals are vaccinated against common diseases is an important part of owning pets

Vaccination, or immunization, is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity. The vaccination will only be able to make the antibody, which […]

By |May 31st, 2018|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Screen Time

The double-edged sword of allowing kids to play video games

You know them. You’ve played them. Today video games seem to be everywhere. Even an innocuous travel application like TripAdvisor has gamified elements that allow you to use it better and urge you to use it more. Marketing […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Special Needs

Identifying if a pupil is SEN or EAL when learning another language

“When we learn to speak a different language, we learn to see a bigger world.” These days, this simple statement in its context premise probably would not find many opponents. With so many language centers and […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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More Than Skin Deep

The medical tourism industry is booming and Vietnam is tapping into the market

Vietnam’s got sandy beaches, ancient history and topnotch restaurants, but that’s not why tourists are flocking here: they’re coming for the health care. Medical tourism is a booming industry thanks to affordable prices, cutting […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Features, Health|0 Comments